Bit of Happy #9: Make a Promise

24 Sep

“Promise yourself to be strong – that nothing can disturb your piece of mind. To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all of your friends feel that there is something in them. To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To think only of the best, to work only for the best. To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as your are about your own. To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievement of the future. To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile. To give so much to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others. To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.”
-Christian D. Larson

It’s hard to find the words to say after reading a quote like that. This one has left me speechless time and time again. The only valuable thing that can stand up to this quote is that I strive, every day, to live, breathe and dream the essence exuded through these words. This quote inspires me to make a promise to myself – its one of those Bits Of Happy that you should read every morning when you wake up.

It’s the perfect reminder to live your life as happy and as full as possible, while touching the lives others like a budding flower through cracks of gravel. Warm your heart with positivity and warm the hearts of others through your trust and confidence in them. Share your smile with everyone you meet; even the smallest gestures can be the soft rays of the sun in someone’s day.

Could you imagine what the world be like if everyone lived from this quote?

What’s one thing you can learn and take from this quote?

How will this quote change the way you live your life?

Click on the card below to print out this quote. Place it on your nightstand as a reminder to start your day with a new promise.


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